October 2019

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: Alloy prices in Europe, US tick up despite muted demand

Key data from the pricing sessions in Europe, Asia and the United States for the week ending Friday October 11.

Tharisa slightly increases Q4 chrome concentrate production

Tharisa slightly increased its chrome concentrate production in the three months to September 30, the South African chrome and platinum group metals (PGM) miner said on Wednesday October 9.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from October 7

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday October 7 that are worth another look.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Tight supply supports alloy prices in Europe, demand light

The markets for ferro-chrome with both high carbon and low carbon (0.10% C) content ticked upward in the week ended Friday October 4, with support from low supply volumes coming into the spot market.

Yildirim Group plans Voskhod chrome ore production stoppage amid poor market conditions

Kazakh miner Voskhod Chrome will stop chrome ore production from January 2020 due to “unfavorable market conditions”, owner Yildirim Group announced on Monday October 7.

GLOBAL CHROME SNAPSHOT: European alloy prices tick up despite weak demand

Key data from the pricing sessions in Europe and the United States for the week ending Friday October 4.